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Streusel Coffee Cake - I made it into Cup Cakes this time and Yum!




I don't typically purchase boxed cake mixes unless I have a specific craving or recipe in mind.  I currently had two yellow cake mixes on hand to use in this recipe and a cheesecake bar recipe that is next on the list within the next month.  This is a recipe I've posted before, but made again this week.  This time I made them into cupcakes!  Perfect for an indulgence of coffee cake and coffee on a cold, winter morning.



Streusel Coffee Cake 

1/3 c graham cracker crumbs
3/4 c brown sugar
1 1/2 t ground cinnamon
2/3 c butter, melted

1 regular sized package yellow cake mix
1 c water
1/4 c canola oil
3 eggs

1 c powdered sugar
1 1/2 t vanilla
water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a tube or bundt pan.  Make the streusal by combining the crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and butter.  Sprinkle half in the bottom of the pan.  Set the other half to the side.

Mix the cake mix with the water, oil and eggs.  Beat on low with 1 minute, beat on medium for 2 minutes.  Spread half the batter in the pan, sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture over the batter and then pour the rest of the batter on the over streusel.  Bake for about an hour but watch as all pans and ovens are different.  Test for doneness when the center is done.  Let it cool for about an hour, loosen and turn out of the pan.  Make the powdered sugar glaze with the vanilla and just enough drops of water to make it a drizzle consistency.  Drizzle over the cake.  Serve warm, room temperature or cold.  This is excellent and very moist!









1 comment:

  1. This looks so yummy I think I will make this monday :)

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